Medicine: Push-Button Hospital

Mrs. Lois Harris, 22, leaned back luxuriously in her bed, which can be raised or lowered for comfort simply by pressing a button, and declared: "This is really living. Modern homes have nothing on this." Her roommate, Mrs. Helen Sigmund, 26, agreed. Tired for the moment of looking through the plate-glass sliding doors at the shrub-covered hillside above Los Angeles' famed Sunset Boulevard, she simply reached up and pulled a switch. Automatically, yellow cloth curtains rippled across, closing in the room. Said Mrs. Sigmund: "We'll be spoiled rotten by the time they take...

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